Case for Mars The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must

ISBN-10: 145160811X

ISBN-13: 9781451608113

Edition: 2011 (Revised)

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List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 6/28/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Richard Wagner has authored several books, focusing on two very different themes: religion and technology. In the religious genre his books include: The Expeditionary Man, The Myth of Happiness, and several "For Dummies" books designed to make faith "easily approachable for postmodern readers". These books include C.S. Lewis & Narnia For Dummies, Christianity For Dummies, and Christian Prayer For Dummies. On the technology front his books include: Adobe AIR For Dummies, XSLT For Dummies, and Building Facebook Applications For Dummies. Wagner also works as Senior Developer for Maark, a strategic and interactive B2B marketing firm in Boston. He also was the inventor/architect of NetObjects ScriptBuilder. Wagner graduated from Taylor University and went to graduate school at American University.

Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset, England, on December 16, 1917. During World War II, he served as a radar specialist in the RAF. His first published piece of fiction was Rescue Party and appeared in Astounding Science, May 1946. He graduated from King's College in London with honors in physics and mathematics, and worked in scientific research before turning his attention to writing fiction. His first book, Prelude to Space, was published in 1951. He is best known for his book 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was later turned into a highly successful and controversial film under the direction of Stanley Kubrick. His other works include Childhood's End, Rendezvous with Rama, The Garden of Rama, The Snows of Olympus, 2010: A Space Odyssey II, 2062: Odyssey III, and 3001: The Final Odyssey. During his lifetime, he received at least three Hugo Awards and two Nebula Awards. He died of heart failure on March 19, 2008 at the age of 90.

Preface to the Revised Edition
Foreword
Preface
Mars Direct
From Kepler to the Space Age
Finding a Plan
Getting There
Killing the Dragons, Avoiding the Sirens
Exploring Mars
Building the Base on Mars
The Colonization of Mars
Terraforming Mars
The View from Earth
Epilogue: The Significance of the Martian Frontier
Special Addendum
Appendix I
Appendix II
Glossary
Notes
References
Index
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